books, cats

Feline Fine, Part II: Our cats’ favorite things

There is nothing our cats like better than watching the birds out the window--and waiting for us to come home on the rare occasions one of us leaves (even if it's just to take out the trash). They can see everything with their two window perches. The suction cup style hammock can hold up to… Continue reading Feline Fine, Part II: Our cats’ favorite things

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Feline Fine

It's been a while since we had an update on the clowder, hasn't it? The Cattrap Hotel and Day Spa is still up and running; we catch strays around the community and take them to the local shelter where they can get medical attention and be adopted out. We don't have room for any new… Continue reading Feline Fine

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10 Steps to Take After Finishing Nanowrimo

This is a very broad question, and it's one that I get asked all the time. So, here is a brief guide to the first steps you can take after completing that Nanowrimo novel (or other manuscript). Remember that publishing/writing is a slow process. Nothing is going to happen tomorrow. Let it rest. Let the… Continue reading 10 Steps to Take After Finishing Nanowrimo

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Finished Objects

I haven't been writing as much about my knitting here since I started the podcast. Let's fix that, shall we? SocksI've been knitting a lot of vanilla socks, because they keep my hands busy while I'm researching or editing and make those tasks more enjoyable. I've finished three pairs in the past few months. L… Continue reading Finished Objects

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11 (More) Movies of Christmas

In the process of archive-diving for post inspiration, I came across this from all the way back in 2015. Seems like it's time for an update, no? 1. NoelleAvailable on Disney+, this gives me Elf vibes, but less annoying (I really can't stand Will Farrell), with a dash of The Santa Clause thrown in.  2.… Continue reading 11 (More) Movies of Christmas

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New Additions to the Gumroad Store

Just in time for the holiday season, I'm adding a few physical goods to my gumroad shop, including stitch markers, some handknits, and a few destash items. If you're of a mind, please go check them out! Patrons also have a cheeky coupon code available... I've also made updates to the services tab above. Due… Continue reading New Additions to the Gumroad Store

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Colors in the Dark

Eileen, "The Spirit Princess of New York," has spent her life on the stage, supporting her family just as her mother and grandmother before her. And like her predecessors, she knows that one day her powers will drive her insane.But while traveling in London, Eileen meets the Temple siblings, a brother and sister who show… Continue reading Colors in the Dark

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What Moving Taught Me About Chronic Illness

If you've seen my Twitter (@Knotmagick) in the last week, you've probably seen how fantastically bad our recent move went. It's become a running joke at this point that when we move, the hired help doesn't showed up (this is the 3rd move in a row). I don't want to get into all the ways… Continue reading What Moving Taught Me About Chronic Illness

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Video update

A basic run down of why I've been feeling crummy. I have the why now, I'm just waiting on the doctors to tell me how/if it can be fixed. https://youtu.be/3n1dkJCkbSw

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Procraftinating

I told myself that I would take May completely off from all writing and publishing while I recover from my massive case of burnout. The problem is that writing is something that I genuinely love to do; it's been my hobby since I was in first grade. Telling myself to not write, like, at all,… Continue reading Procraftinating